The Nutcracker

December 14 & 21, 2019

2 pm & 7 pm

December 15 & 22, 2019

2 pm

Celebrate holiday cheer and the Christmas spirit with the classical ballet, The Nutcracker. It's not the holidays without the famous story, score and cast of characters!


KBT will host six public performances

at the Lexington Opera House December 14-22, 2019.

Educational Outreach Programs have been set up with Fayette County Public Schools.

KBT will also host a School Show on Friday, December 13th at 10 am.

Individual tickets will be available for purchase on September 3rd.  Tickets can be purchased on-line via the following link, or by calling the Lexington Center Box office at 859-233-3535.  To purchase tickets in person, please visit the Lexington Center at 432 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507.



It’s the most wonderful time of the year...Nutcracker time!  

We want to help you get in the spirit with our magical Nutcracker Tea Party and Workshop.


On December 21st at 4pm the Kentucky Ballet Theatre will be hosting the tea & workshop backstage at the Lexington Opera House with light refreshments, crafts, dancing and pictures with the professional dancers from the ballet. It’s the event of the season and definitely one you don’t want to miss!  


The tea is suitable for children ages 3-11. Tickets for one adult plus one child are $25 with a $15 add on for each additional child and $5 for each additional adult. Tickets are now on sale  with limited quantity so don’t wait to get yours! They can be purchased below via Paypal or by calling +1 (859) 252-5245. 

*A ticket to the Nutcracker Performance must be purchased separately online using the link above or by calling the Lexington Center directly.  You must have tickets to either the 2PM or 7PM performance in order to attend the tea party & workshop.

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